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Kleptonaut is a puzzle game about robbing convenience stores in zero gravity. Pick up and throw items to propel yourself, solve puzzles, and wreak havoc on Nova-Mart's establishments.

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Introducing Kleptonaut



The Space Bandit Studio team is excited to release the beta version of our new game: KLEPTONAUT.

CHECK US OUT ON ITCH.IO: Space-bandit-studio.itch.io

What is it?

KLEPTONAUT is a new puzzle game about robbing convenience stores in zero-gravity. Pick up and throw items to propel yourself, solve puzzles, and wreak havoc on Nova-Mart's numerous establishments. The game is controlled like a top-down shooter but adds in physics-based gameplay like mini-golf or billiards. Each throw launches an item in front of the player and sends the player flying in the opposite direction.

Currently, the game includes eight playable levels, each introducing new mechanics and concepts. We also feature a killer soundtrack by Kleptonaut the musician!

Who are we?

Most of the team are students at the University of California, Santa Cruz. We have been working on the game through our senior year as our capstone project. With graduation around the corner, Kleptonaut will no longer be worked on though UCSC, but entirely on our own. Exciting!

What's coming?

Right now we want to focus on making improvements and fixes based on your feedback. Over the next couple months, we want to get the game as optimized and bug-free as possible.

Additionally, we will have two new levels released next Friday! We hope to keep a steady pace of new levels and content released.

We have a lot of future plans for Kleptonaut including more game modes, platforms (like mobile), and level creation tools. We will announce things as we approach them, so stay tuned!

Well, what now?

Play the beta! Follow us on Twitter! Tell us your thoughts!


Nick, James, Richard, Luke, and the rest of Space Bandit Studio

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Latest posts from @kleptonautgame

Mac Release! - Kleptonaut Space-bandit-studio.itch.io #indiegames via @kleptonautgame

Aug 16 2019

#teaser T.co

Oct 22 2018

RT @everybodys_sad: come play everybody’s sad at @IndieCade in room D118!!! ur gonna freakin love it ;-)) T.co

Oct 13 2018

We just released an update with 2 super hard levels. And some other nice stuff. Space-bandit-studio.itch.io #indiegamesT.co

Jun 27 2018

For today's #FeatureFriday, we take a look at @CaptKleptonaut, the man behind our amazing soundtrack. Check out the… T.co

Jun 22 2018

RT @MichaelMJJohn: Oh nice! UCSC student game @KleptonautGame featured in @pcgamer free games of the week! Pcgamer.com

Jun 22 2018

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Jun 16 2018

Thanks to everyone who played at the MIX @indieexchange tonight! It was a ton of fun #indiegame #E32018 T.co

Jun 14 2018

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Jun 13 2018

Kleptonaut has arrived at #E3 Come check us out tonight at The MIX @indieexchange #indiegame T.co

Jun 13 2018